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Vintage Czech hospital lamp

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Reference 18_3144

Vintage Czech hospital lamp

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A vintage medical floor lamp salvaged from a Czechoslovakian hospital. Originally designed for UV light therapy use in both hospitals and homes, the light has now been refurbished into a stunning feature piece with an adjustable arm perfectly suited for task lighting.

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Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of the former Czechoslovakia. Under Communist rule the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. The country is also famed for its beautiful glassware, with both wall and ceiling opaline glass lights often being used in public and residential settings, such as housing blocks and schools.

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Restoration

Wherever possible we retain the original finish of a light as part of its unique history and heritage. However, sometimes leaving a surface as we find it just isn’t possible. Here, the original paint finish on the shade and handle contrast nicely with the polished aluminum arms and chrome plated base.

Product details

The light is supplied rewired and tested with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2 metres of elephant grey braided cable. inline switch and a plug.

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260 (shade) mm
1240 mm
8.5 kg
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230 (base) mm
Silver | Cream

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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A quick word from our customers

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

Versatile light

Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

- Carineh | Oxfordshire | UK

Finishing touches

Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint - and we found exactly what we wanted.

- Estelle | London | UK